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The Sad Tale of Three Slavers

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5
Page count: 4


M. A.

Appeared in

From Sea to Shining Sea: A Treasury of American Folklore and Folk Song

Story Summary

Three slavers came riding into Bloomfield, Ohio in pursuit of a family of escaped slaves. Unfortunately they didn't count on the townsfolk humiliating them with subterfuges and practical jokes until they hightailed it out of town without their query.